Order of Russian Orthodox Church to Serbian Filmmaker Jovan Markovic

At the celebration held on 7 December in the Great hall of the church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, organized on the occasion of the completion of the work of this year's Pan-Slavic Art Forum "Golden Knight", His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the president of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, on behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, awarded the Serbian film director, screenwriter and film producer Jovan Markovic with the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh. 

Mr. Markovic, acting as vicepresident of the International Film Festival "Golden Knight" has contributed hugely in affirmation of the Serbian culture and the Serbian film, specially that which deals with themes linked with the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox spirituality. 

The Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church sends sincere greetings to Mr. Markovic regarding this significant award.